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Recall List for the 1990 Chevrolet Suburban

Official recalls have been issued for the 1990 Chevrolet Suburban by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chevrolet service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chevrolet customer service.

  1. 1990 Chevrolet Suburban FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #06E043000

    • Date Announced: MAY 19, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 88,303

    Summary: Certain replacement fuel filters, fram brand name P/N G3727, with date codes X52911 through X60801 sequentially or X600141 and a Mexico country or origin marking on the fuel filter housing manufactured from October 18, 2005, through March 21, 2006, sold for use on the vehicles listed above and on certain school buses. (to see the school bus engine sizes, click on "document search" and then "bus applications"). the connector on the fuel filter was not manufactured to honeywell's specification. As a result, the O-ring may not seat correctly on the fuel line.

    Consequence: This condition may cause an inadequate seal at the connection, potentially leading to a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur.

    Actions: Honeywell will notify owners and replace the fuel filters free of charge. The recall began on October 18, 2006. Owners may contact fram customer service at 1-800-890-2075 (option 1). For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E043000 »

  2. 1990 Chevrolet Suburban SEATS NHTSA Campaign #93V187000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 604,207

    Summary: The recliner mechanism and the seat frame may have foam and/or vinyl between them, creating a "soft" joint. This "soft" joint results in lower than specified bolt torque which leads to joint looseness, causing bolt fatigue and eventual bolt failure.

    Consequence: If bolt failure occurs to the driver's seat, it wouldallow the seat back to suddenly recline, and could result in loss of vehiclecontrol and a vehicle crash without prior warning.

    Actions: Dealers will remove the foam and/or vinyl from between the recliner mechanism and the seat frame "soft" joint and replace the recliner bolts. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V187000 »


    • Date Announced: AUGUST 02, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 341,364

    Summary: Severe corrosion due to road salt at the joint of the stamped steel center section and the cast outer section can cause the sections to separate.

    Consequence: Separation of the rotor sections can cause loss ofbraking ability in the affected wheel. This could result in increased stoppingdistance and/or loss of vehicle control and an accident.

    Actions: Replace the front brake rotors with new rotors with a corrosion protection coating. However, if replacement of brake linings are necessary, it will be done at owner's expense since brake linings are normal maintenance items. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V119000 »

  4. 1990 Chevrolet Suburban POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #93V016000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,702,880

    Summary: Unanticipated heat in the transmission can force the transmission fluid out of the vent tube.

    Consequence: The vented transmission fluid can catch fire if exposedto a source of ignition.

    Actions: Install a longer transmission vent hose routed to the left side of the engine compartment of the vehicle. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V016000 »

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